The nominations are rolling in and the list is shaping up, but Acadiana Business researchers are still seeking companies for our inaugural Top 50 Privately Held Companies feature, which will appear as a cover story Wednesday, July 29.
Presented by the law firm of Allen & Gooch and Whitney Bank, a luncheon to honor the companies is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug.
11, at the Cajundome Convention Center from 11:45 a.m. - 2 p.m. U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany Jr. will be the keynote speaker.
To nominate a company, contact Leslie Turk at
. Companies must be headquartered in the six-parish region and cannot be
a subsidiary of a company based elsewhere. For additional information
on the criteria or to download a nomination form, click here. You can also download a ticket order form for the luncheon by visiting our Web site and clicking on the INDevents button.
Frank’s Casing Crew, now doing business as Frank’s International, will make its final appearance on ABiz’s list of the Top 50 Privately Held Companies in Acadiana this year, and once again, it will likely be at the top with more than $1 billion in annual revenues. The 75-year-old company specializing in tubular fabrication and installation services to the oil and gas industry plans to go public this year.
The defeat, or rather highjacking of House Bill 420 in the final days of this year's Legislative Session, say Reps. Vincent Pierre and Terry Landry, is the result of the propaganda spread by one unidentified local media outlet and an unnamed former state Representative, but nothing to do with the original legislation's lack of checks, balances or details.
He’s a singer. A songwriter. A piano man. A family man. He’s even got his own Wikipedia entry. He’s David Egan. And he knows ancient secrets about the monolithic stones of Stonehenge that he’s not willing to share.